IMMCM – International Master in Media and Communication Management



Media & Communication industries are evolving and transforming: new technologies are enabling unprecedented means and channels of interaction with the markets, targets’ attention is so scarce that new and more engaging ways of communicating are necessary, and data about targets make it possible to develop hyper-personalized approaches to communication while making performance assessment more precise. Companies, media companies, media agencies and communication firms require new skills, fresh minds and innovative ideas at the intersection between creativity and analytical skills. With IMMCM you will uncover your potential and empower your skillset about media and communications.

*In order to fully participate in classes and company visits, presence on campus is strongly suggested, especially since January 2023. In case of visa delays, travel barriers or other specific issues, it will be possible to continue attending online.






Location: Milan*

Language: English

Format: Full Time

Intake: Fall 2022

Length: 12 months

University Requirements: 3 years Bachelor’s degree in any discipline

Tuition fee: € 18.500
€ 9.500 for PoliMi MSc Alumni
For further info click here

International Masters Admissions Office
Tel : +39 02 2399 2820
Email: infomasters@mip.polimi.it



In partnership with
Fastweb, SKY, UNA, UPA and WPP


Action-based teaching method and a unique mix of academics, combining professional and theoretical expertise


Communication service providers have increased the trust consumers and businesses place in them (Accenture)


The world needs centaurs:
creativity in analysis,
analysis in creativity!



The programme offers a highly specialised qualification with candidates receiving the Specialising Master Degree in Media and Communication Management from MIP Politecnico di Milano. Discover the course’s highlights.

  • 1 year at MIP, Milan
  • 100% in English
  • Providing a unique mix of academics, combining professional and theoretical expertise in the domain of media and communication
  • Action-based teaching method
  • Experience of working in a multicultural team and exposure to MIP’s international faculty
  • Learning from a network of business partners and professional consultants
  • Including soft skills for professional development
  • Acquisition of the capability to foresee new technology impact on media and communication
  • Collaboration on stimulating team projects


  • New channels (eSports, TikTok, etc.) require new talents
  • World adv spending is estimated in slightly less than 1 Trillion US$; chosing how and why investing your adv makes the difference between a successful and an unsuccesful company
  • The world needs centaurs: creativity in analysis, analysis in creativity


  • We live a tech world, we are a tech School
  • Making communication accountable is the key challenge for the industry
  • We have a broad set of media and communication skills, including the marketing school, biomarketing lab, design school, IT school


The International Master in Media and Communication Management is a 12-month International Master programme offered by MIP Politecnico di Milano, which will provide students with new skills and innovative ideas at the intersection between creativity and analytical skills. This aim is pursued through training methods that, rather than providing a series of theoretical notions, are instead aimed at favouring teaching based upon practical aspects, on the discussion of business cases and with strong interaction between participants and the professor. At MIP, you will uncover your potential and empower your skillset about media and communication.

The master is taught entirely in English.

Please note that this programme is designed for fresh graduates with ideally no more than 3 years of work experience. Candidates who have have more than 3 years of work experience may also consider our International MBA programs.


The programme includes highly structured career management services thanks to the MIP Career Development Center. Among the services offered:

  • Career workshops integrated into the Master’s programme to develop the career management skills needed to be competitive in the job market
  • Digital tools and artificial intelligence at the student’s service to optimise your CV and measure and improve your hard, soft and digital skills
  • Individual consultation meetings with professional career coaches
  • Free access to the MIP Global Network of Careers Websites
  • Networking events with employers, such as company presentations, company visits, recruiting on-campus events, Career Days
  • Preferential access to internship and job advertisements on Job Teaser, the School’s digital careers platform



  • 3 Career Weeks per year with over 300 partner companies, both national and international
  • Over 30 business workshops and business presentations per year
  • More than 15,000 internships and job opportunities globally accessible thanks to our wide network of international career portals
  • 5-10 Recruiting Days per year, organised by MIP in partnership with individual employers based on the needs and timelines of placement into the company

Who is eligible for the IMMCM Programme?

Students with a bachelor degree of 3 or 4 years (minimum 180 ECTS) or higher are eligible to apply.
English knowledge is a compulsory requirement.

How long is the IMMCM Programme?

The programme is 12 months long.

In what language is the programme taught?

The programme is completely taught in English.

Do I need to speak Italian?

No, as the medium for the course is English, students are not required to learn Italian, although there might be the opportunity to do so.

Is there an age limit for the programme?

No, but the average age of the candidates is 20-25 years.

What type of degree/title will I obtain upon graduation?

Upon graduation, candidates obtain the First Level University Specializing Master from Politecnico di Milano which is recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR) and it is issued under the autonomous responsibility of Politecnico di Milano. With regard to the specific meaning of the 1st level master's degree, as per Bologna process, this is a 2nd cycle programme intended to provide students with further specialization or higher continuing education after completion of the first cycle. The first level Master Degree will release 60 ECTS/CFU credits.

Candidates are advised to check with the relevant authorities in their home countries regarding the validity/recognition of this title in their home countries.

Will I have to buy textbooks?

No, you will be provided with textbooks by the programme, with the cost included as part of the overall programme fee.



Applications are processed on a rolling basis. Since the number of seats in class is limited, candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible. Should the course become fully subscribed before the deadline dates, applications will close earlier.

Non-EU students are encouraged to apply at least three months before the start of the programme in order to allow enough time for the Statement of Comparability of the degree and application of the student visa.

Please note that this programme is designed for fresh graduates with ideally no more than 3 years of work experience. Candidates who have have more than 3 years of work experience may also consider our International MBA programs.

IMMCM addresses candidates who aim at acquiring the professional expertise, approaches and tools to accompany companies, both from the inside and as a partner, in accomplishing the potential of traditional and new media to implement powerful, performing communication strategies. By joining analytical and soft skills, IMMCM students will be champions of media and communication innovation in companies and agencies.


  • Fill in the form on www.applyformasters.net
  • Upload the following documents:
    • CV in English
    • University Transcripts/Mark sheets
    • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree (if available)
    • Passport or ID
    • Digital Picture
    • Letter of reference (optional)
    • Motivation letter
    • Financial Aid Essay (if applying for one of MIP’s tuition fee reductions)
    • English proficiency certificate: IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC or equivalent (if available)
  • Pay the Application Fee (EUR 100)


You will be contacted for the Motivational Interview in English, which will take place online.


If the result of the selection interview is positive, you will receive the final admission and scholarship (if any) decision by email.


Upon receipt of the admission offer, you will be required to pay the first instalment of EUR 2500 within 15 days of the date of receipt of the offer letter should you wish to confirm your participation to the programme (a short extension to this deadline can be requested in case you are applying for an education loan, external scholarship etc, or for any other viable reason).


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What is the application date to apply for the programme?

Please note that the admission process for the master is on a rolling basis, therefore the sooner you apply the more chances you will have of securing your place in the class, as capacity may be reached before the final application deadlines.

Does the IMMCM programme have a letter of recommendation form?

There is no specific form for the recommendation letters; however if you need any further assistance on the ideal template for your application, please contact infomasters@mip.polimi.it and we can provide you with further assistance in this matter.



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The programme costs €18,500. This amount covers the entire length of the programme, although it does not include living and travel expenses.
The tuition fee is €9,500 for alumni who completed a Master of Science programme at Politecnico di Milano in or after 2019.
MIP has partnered with Flywire to accept payments from international students worldwide: for more info, click here.

Applicants for the 2022 intake of the International Junior Specialising Masters can apply for fee reductions. The reductions will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis. Therefore, early applications are encouraged. Candidates wishing to apply for financial aid must make their request on the application form at the time of application – later requests for financial aid will not be considered.

For further details about financial aid and contributions you can visit the dedicated webpage.

Please note that we do not offer any full scholarships. The DSU and other scholarships offered by Politecnico di Milano and the Italian Government are not applicable for MIP’s programmes.


Communication is at the very core of our society. That’s what makes us human. 
(Jan Koum, co-founder WhatsApp)


new jobs: employment in media and communication occupations is projected to grow 4 percent from 2019 to 2029.


(U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)


is the growth rate in Network traffic in Europe: the pandemic creates an enormous change in communications network usage.



$1 tln 

(ish) is the estimated World advertising spending: choosing how and why to invest in your advertising makes the difference between successful and unsuccessful companies.


  As innovation in the marketing communications industry continues to accelerate, it is crucial professionals know what is on trend to stay ahead of the competition. (West Virginia University)

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Media and communication specialist – Project Manager/Process Owner of media or communication processes;
Junior brand manager – Responsible for brand management activities including communication decisions and media decisions.


Analyst/Consultant/Account – Consultant and Account Manager for specific customers, providing communication or media planning services.

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